Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 78 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 19 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.75% 2.43% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 2.49% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 30
Southampton median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,450 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1042 1286 1406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 97.65% 98.94%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1193 1219
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Southampton

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Southampton.

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Southampton

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Southampton

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 9 (47.37%) Machine Learning
3 9 (47.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Algorithms
4 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 8 (42.11%) Physics
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) OOP
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) STL
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) MFC
7 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (26.32%) CruiseControl
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (26.32%) Electronics
7 5 (26.32%) Bugzilla
7 5 (26.32%) Chemistry
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
7 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (26.32%) Hudson

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Bugzilla
1 5 (26.32%) CruiseControl
1 5 (26.32%) Hudson
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) MFC
1 5 (26.32%) STL
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (42.11%) Algorithms
3 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Machine Learning
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (42.11%) Physics
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Chemistry
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Innovative Thinking
5 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (26.32%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Numerate Degree